• Thank you for your interest in our review of child and youth mental health services in Nunavut. The deadline for survey submissions has now passed.

    If you would like to speak with someone about this issue, please call our office in Iqaluit at 975-5090 or toll free at 1-855-449-8118.

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Who We Are

The Representative for Children and Youth’s office works to support young Nunavummiut. We represent their voice in matters that affect them and ensure the Government of Nunavut protects and advances their rights and interests.

Our work is guided by:

In other words…Young people have rights. We support them!

What We Do

Individual Advocacy

Individual advocacy means working one-on-one with a child or youth, listening and helping the young person address his or her concerns.

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Systemic Advocacy

Systemic advocacy involves reviewing issues affecting larger groups of young Nunavummiut.

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Reviews of Critical Injuries and Deaths

Our office can review child deaths and serious injuries to help prevent similar events in the future.

We are currently developing this area of work.

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Public Awareness

We want all Nunavummiut to understand what child rights are, what we do and how we do it!

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What's New



For Immediate Release

Youth voice captured in Representative for Children and Youth’s Office review of child and youth mental health services in Nunavut

Iqaluit, NU – Representative for Children and Youth’s Office (RCYO) staff have been reaching out to young people in Nunavut communities for their input on mental health services for children and youth.

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Photos and Events

This was David’s first solo community visit as an Intern. The visit occurred during a cold snap which meant there weren’t many children around outside. However, everyone David did meet was curious about the work of the RCYO.

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